The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has released the trading statistics for equities and derivatives in the first half of 2020 confirming record volumes for both.
Clearing houses have been urged to consider how they can avoid and mitigate risks resulting in non-default losses.
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Banning short selling only serves to reduce liquidity, hamper price discovery and exacerbate market volatility, the WFE has warned.
Restrictions in short selling in Austria, Belgium, France, Greece and Spain have been extended despite warnings of unintended consequences.
A damning statement from the World Federation of Exchanges warns that restrictions on short selling will impact price formation in volatile markets.
Data from the World Federation of Exchanges showed 3.9 billion interest rate derivatives contracts were traded in 2017.
Richard Metcalfe joins WFE as head of regulatory affairs, replacing Gavin Hill who will join the compliance team at the London Metal Exchange.
The World Federation of Exchanges urges flexibility and cross-border cooperation for CCP resolutions plans.
WFE pushes for global approach to distributed ledger technology and seeks introduction of regulatory sandboxes.